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Heroes recognized for saving child from burning building

Posted at 5:57 PM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 21:21:29-04

The Corpus Christi Fire Department held a ceremony to recognize two Firefighters who rescued a child from a burning building.

The ceremony took place this morning, September 11. Fire Chief Robert Rocha gave the heroes their medals.

Bryan Sayles and David Torres received life saving medals for rescuing the 7-year-old from an apartment fire.

With smoke causing zero visibility they found the child unconscious in an upstairs bedroom. They child was removed from the building and sent to a hospital. He was later released to his family.